New York man accused of bomb plot admits Islamic State support

By REUTERS
February 10, 2017 22:30

 
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NEW YORK - A New York City man who prosecutors said discussed carrying out a pressure cooker bomb attack for Islamic State and helped another man try to travel to join the militant group pleaded guilty on Friday.

Munther Omar Saleh, 21, pleaded guilty in federal court in Brooklyn to four counts, including conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State and assaulting a federal officer by charging at a law enforcement vehicle with a knife.

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